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Amherst Court is a modern purpose-built care facility situated in the historic town of Chatham. The modern design provides well-equipped, bright en-suite bedrooms to support person centred care. The names of our suites follow a nautical theme with Charlotte, Boulevard, Trafalgar and Valiant. Other facilities include the Café on the ground floor, providing a meeting place to enjoy a drink, or a light lunch with family and friends. Our internet library and quiet areas also provide areas for modern communication and relaxation.
Our beauty salon 'Shipshape' is situated on the ground floor where you can treat yourself to a new hair style or beauty treatment.
Amherst Court's philosophy is to support you to develop and retain past hobbies and interests. Visit our pretty courtyard garden to while away a peaceful afternoon, or join in the daily programme of activities, or take a day trip to one of the many local places of interest.
At Amherst Court we provide 24-hour care and support for people living with dementia. Our team of qualified and attentive staff focuses on the individual needs of our residents.
Amy Woodgate is a purpose built residential and day care resource centre for people living with dementia, situated in the heart of Chessington. The new building was opened in April 2009 and provides residential care for up to 40 permanent residents together with a day care facility for 30, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
Arden House is an attractive Regency property in Leamington Spa. Originally three terraced houses built in the early nineteenth century, it stands in the elegant Clarendon Square, one of the last remaining squares of this kind in the town, and is within walking distance of parks, shops and a bus service.
The home has a total of 32 rooms, most with ensuite facilities. Each room is fully furnished to a high standard. Residents are encouraged to bring in personal items such as pictures, ornaments and small items of furniture. The rooms are also equipped with a nurse call system, TV point, easily accessible light switches and plug sockets. Residents may have a telephone in their room at their expense.
There are three comfortable lounges for residents as well as a small conservatory. There is a pleasant well laid out garden with full access. There is a passenger lift to all floors and a call system throughout the home. There are tea bars and refrigerators on all floors for resident and visitor use. The home arranges a regular programme of activities, outings and trips for the residents. There are also regular visits by a hairdresser and chiropodist.
Bennett House is a purpose-built residential care home for older adults, mainly catering for those with dementia and mental health concerns. The scheme houses 45 residents in individual rooms as well as 12 day visitors. Situated in the residential area of Telford, Bennett House’s well-equipped accommodation with its own garden is also within easy walking distance of community facilities such as a pharmacy, medical centre, community centre and public house. Local shopping centres are easily reached by a short bus journey.
Bennett House uses the Eden Alternative, an approach that focuses on improving the ageing experience by engaging residents with plants, animals and children in a variety of activities, from flower arranging to cooking and crafts with local Brownie groups. In a six month trial of Eden, the number of Bennett House residents using psychotropic drugs as part of dementia treatment fell from 47 per cent to just two per cent.
Many activities are offered within the scheme, with a flexibly structured programme designed to accommodate individual interests and personal hobbies. The home has four separate but integral units, one of which offers specialist care for people with mental ill health, including dementia.
Borovere is an extremely attractive home set in beautiful grounds in Alton, Hampshire. It is situated near the town centre, a short distance from shops and amenities. The secluded and magnificent landscaped garden offers an ideal setting for relaxation. Our ultimate goal is to create smiles - a happy home for our residents. The home has an excellent team of staff who are not only carers by profession but more importantly, in their hearts! We are proud to say that Borovere has a fantastic reputation in the local area and strives to be a true home from home to its residents.
Broadlands is an imposing Edwardian house set in three acres of beautiful grounds leading right onto the waterfront of the Broads. The home has a total of 44 bedrooms, many of which have outstanding views. Most bedrooms have en-suite facilities and all are fully furnished to a high standard.
There are four comfortable lounges for residents as well as an elegantly restored conservatory. There is a sense of space and light throughout the home. The magnificent garden has full access to the Broads and is well used throughout the year.
Broadlands has recently been extended is now able to offer care to residents with very high needs in a specialist unit.
Capel Grange is Linc Care’s first purpose built community nursing home in Newport. We opened in 2009 and provide high quality person centred care. Situated next to one of our Extra Care Schemes, this home provides nursing care for 72 people with a variety of care and physical needs including dementia and end of life care.
All of our bedrooms are spacious and en-suite designed around the people who live in the home. There are five separate communities each with their own lounge and dining areas. On the ground floor there is a lounge and dining area leading to a conservatory and access to the enclosed landscaped garden.
Each area has complimentary tea and coffee making facilities and we encourage friends and family to enjoy refreshments together just as if it were happening in a person’s own home. BBQs and picnics are held in the garden which is secluded, safe and pleasant to sit in. We have a hair salon and a room for films or watching special sporting or social occasions.
Registered with the Care and Social Services Inspectorate for Wales (CSSIW), Capel Grange provides the highest standards of accommodation and person-centred care, with highly experienced Registered Nurses and Care Assistants providing 24-hour support. The whole building exceeds CSSIW requirements with bigger bedrooms, wider corridors, spacious lounges and a high staff to residents ratio.
Owned and operated by Linc Care, the team at Capel Grange recognises that every resident is different, so each person has a unique care plan designed just for them, encompassing both care requirements and personal preference.
Cartlidge House is a multi-purpose care setting for older adults, catering for a broad spectrum of residents. We provide support for adults with dementia, individuals with mobility challenges and persons who need extra support due to frailty. The scheme houses 54 residents in individual rooms, including our rehabilitation household, which is for people making the transition from hospital to their own homes, after illness or operations.
Situated in the residential area of Telford, Cartlidge House has its own garden which is maintained by residents and staff, and includes purpose built planters for residents to grow their own flowers and food produce. The planters have been adapted by maintenance staff, to ensure that they are fully inclusive for all residents. We are in close proximity to Oakengates, which offers a variety of pubs, cafes and shopping facilities including a vintage tea room, a library and pharmacy. Residents are supported to visit Oakengates on a weekly basis; however, we also encourage residents to venture further afield within the locality, with regular trips to The Southwater development, Ironbridge and other Accord schemes, including those in Woodside and Donnington. Cartlidge House advocates the Eden Alternative, which actively encourages spontaneity and we have a varied, flexible and exciting programme of weekly activities, with all decisions being made by the residents through consultation. Through activities such as reminiscence with Wrockwardine Wood primary school, pet therapy and exercise classes, all residents are given opportunity to continue to grow, express their individuality and feel connected to their community.
We challenge loneliness, helplessness and boredom by creating a sense of community that is based around the needs of our residents. By creating an environment where life revolves around close and continuing contact with plants, animals and children, we help people live full and exciting lives. We believe that no matter how old we are or what challenges we live with, life is about continuing to grow.
Located on the outskirts of Sittingbourne, Court Regis is set in attractive gardens where residents can be actively involved in gardening projects. The single story home is divided into two main living areas and provides residential and specialist dementia care.
Croxley House is a beautiful care home situated on the leafy outskirts of Croxley Green in Rickmansworth.
Croxley House is situated in an idyllic location, facing the famous village green. The impressive home dates back to 1770 and is set in its own well-maintained grounds. The home benefits from a peaceful and serene setting with views over open countryside, yet at the same time is only moments from the amenities of Croxley Green itself, with its shops, pub and other facilities. Strong ties with the local community ensure regular visits to the home from interesting speakers and entertainers.
The home has a total of 29 single rooms and two shared rooms, all of which have en-suite facilities. Although each room is fully furnished to a high standard, residents are encouraged to bring in personal items such as pictures, ornaments and small items of furniture. The rooms are also equipped with a call bell system and TV point.
The home features gardens, including two aviaries and a well-stocked fish pond. Walkways provide easy access around the garden where residents can enjoy the tranquil setting or join in with any of the garden projects. The main sitting room overlooks Croxley Green with the comfortable library providing a quieter reading environment. A summer house is frequented during the warmer months by residents wishing to read, relax and enjoy the surroundings.